The first table below looks at the demand for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 805 734 748
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +14
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 93 128 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 75 85 98
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £68,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87413 80223 86183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.42% 78.73% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 71101 66369 74073
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
OWASP
UK

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region.

OWASP Salary Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

OWASP Salary Histogram in England

OWASP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 51 £52,500 +16.66% 7
North West +10 11 £39,500 +12.85% 3
East Midlands -29 11 £41,000 +7.89% 1
South East -30 9 £31,250 -37.50% 4
West Midlands +7 6 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -33 3 £42,500 -10.52% 2
East of England -23 1 £77,500 +115.27% 2
OWASP
UK

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 94 (54.34%) SQL
2 90 (52.02%) HTML
3 88 (50.87%) .NET
4 86 (49.71%) CSS
5 74 (42.77%) ASP.NET
5 74 (42.77%) C#
6 67 (38.73%) SQL Server
7 59 (34.10%) RESTful
8 57 (32.95%) HTML5
8 57 (32.95%) Ajax
9 56 (32.37%) Java
10 55 (31.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (30.06%) jQuery
11 52 (30.06%) CSS3
11 52 (30.06%) Microsoft
11 52 (30.06%) MVC
12 51 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
13 50 (28.90%) Scrum
14 47 (27.17%) Finance
15 45 (26.01%) XML
16 40 (23.12%) XHTML
16 40 (23.12%) Information Security
17 39 (22.54%) E-Commerce
17 39 (22.54%) Web Accessibility
18 37 (21.39%) XSLT
19 36 (20.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 34 (19.65%) Selenium
20 34 (19.65%) JavaScript
20 34 (19.65%) CISSP
20 34 (19.65%) Penetration Testing

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.62%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.05%) IIS
2 7 (4.05%) CMS
2 7 (4.05%) Apache Solr
3 5 (2.89%) Apache
4 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.16%) Immediacy CMS
4 2 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.16%) Node.js
4 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.58%) Confluence
5 1 (0.58%) Mule
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.47%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.51%) SaaS
2 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.61%) Internet
2 15 (8.67%) HTTP
3 12 (6.94%) Firewall
4 11 (6.36%) Wireshark
5 10 (5.78%) WAN
5 10 (5.78%) LAN
6 9 (5.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (4.05%) SSL
8 6 (3.47%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.47%) Network Security
9 5 (2.89%) VPN
10 3 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.73%) HTTPS
11 2 (1.16%) Wireless
11 2 (1.16%) WLAN
12 1 (0.58%) LDAP
12 1 (0.58%) VoIP
12 1 (0.58%) DNS
12 1 (0.58%) IPv4
12 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (38.73%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.45%) MySQL
3 10 (5.78%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.20%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.89%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.73%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.58%) DB2
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.58%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 34 (19.65%) Selenium
2 25 (14.45%) NUnit
3 24 (13.87%) Visual Studio
4 21 (12.14%) Metasploit
5 18 (10.40%) Subversion
6 17 (9.83%) JIRA
7 14 (8.09%) Eclipse
8 12 (6.94%) Jenkins
9 11 (6.36%) AppScan
10 10 (5.78%) MSTest
11 9 (5.20%) PHPUnit
11 9 (5.20%) SpecFlow
11 9 (5.20%) Maven
12 8 (4.62%) JUnit
13 7 (4.05%) Ant
13 7 (4.05%) Git (software)
14 5 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.89%) Eclipse RCP
15 4 (2.31%) WebDriver
15 4 (2.31%) TestNG
General
1 47 (27.17%) Finance
2 28 (16.18%) Marketing
3 27 (15.61%) Retail
4 13 (7.51%) Advertising
5 9 (5.20%) Billing
6 7 (4.05%) Back Office
7 6 (3.47%) Banking
8 5 (2.89%) Games
9 4 (2.31%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.16%) Electronics
11 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.58%) Publishing
12 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 77 (44.51%) Developer
2 39 (22.54%) .NET Developer
3 23 (13.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (11.56%) C# Developer
4 20 (11.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (10.40%) Tester
6 16 (9.25%) Analyst
6 16 (9.25%) Senior Developer
6 16 (9.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (8.09%) Security Specialist
8 13 (7.51%) Penetration Tester
9 12 (6.94%) Java Developer
10 11 (6.36%) Web Developer
10 11 (6.36%) Consultant
11 10 (5.78%) Software Developer
11 10 (5.78%) Security Consultant
12 8 (4.62%) QA Engineer
12 8 (4.62%) Java Web Developer
12 8 (4.62%) Information Security Specialist
12 8 (4.62%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (52.02%) HTML
2 88 (50.87%) .NET
3 86 (49.71%) CSS
4 74 (42.77%) ASP.NET
5 59 (34.10%) RESTful
6 57 (32.95%) HTML5
6 57 (32.95%) Ajax
7 55 (31.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (30.06%) CSS3
8 52 (30.06%) jQuery
9 45 (26.01%) XML
10 40 (23.12%) XHTML
11 37 (21.39%) XSLT
12 36 (20.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 30 (17.34%) Web Services
14 25 (14.45%) JSON
15 20 (11.56%) REST
16 19 (10.98%) SOAP
17 17 (9.83%) .NET Framework
17 17 (9.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.56%) Management Information System
2 19 (10.98%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.94%) Open Source
4 7 (4.05%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.89%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.89%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.31%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.73%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.16%) W3C
8 2 (1.16%) DTV
8 2 (1.16%) Online Games
8 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.58%) New Media
9 1 (0.58%) APACS
9 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.58%) EMV
9 1 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.92%) Linux
2 22 (12.72%) Windows
3 11 (6.36%) UNIX
4 4 (2.31%) AIX
5 3 (1.73%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.73%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.58%) Solaris
6 1 (0.58%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.06%) MVC
2 51 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (28.90%) Scrum
4 40 (23.12%) Information Security
5 39 (22.54%) E-Commerce
5 39 (22.54%) Web Accessibility
6 34 (19.65%) Penetration Testing
7 33 (19.08%) UML
8 25 (14.45%) Web Development
9 24 (13.87%) Extreme Programming
10 20 (11.56%) TDD
11 19 (10.98%) OO
12 18 (10.40%) Software Testing
12 18 (10.40%) Test Strategy
13 17 (9.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (9.83%) Automated Testing
14 16 (9.25%) Ethical Hacking
14 16 (9.25%) Performance Testing
15 15 (8.67%) BDD
16 14 (8.09%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (54.34%) SQL
2 74 (42.77%) C#
3 56 (32.37%) Java
4 34 (19.65%) JavaScript
5 22 (12.72%) Python
6 18 (10.40%) Ruby
7 17 (9.83%) PHP
8 16 (9.25%) C
9 13 (7.51%) C++
10 10 (5.78%) T-SQL
11 9 (5.20%) Perl
11 9 (5.20%) Scala
12 4 (2.31%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.73%) VBA
14 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.58%) PHP5
15 1 (0.58%) XQuery
15 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (19.65%) CISSP
2 26 (15.03%) Degree
3 14 (8.09%) CISM
4 13 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (7.51%) Security Cleared
5 12 (6.94%) CEH
6 9 (5.20%) MCSE
7 8 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.62%) CCNA
7 8 (4.62%) GSEC
8 7 (4.05%) GPEN
8 7 (4.05%) OSCP
8 7 (4.05%) RHCE
8 7 (4.05%) CCNP
8 7 (4.05%) CISA
9 5 (2.89%) GIAC
9 5 (2.89%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.89%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (2.31%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.61%) QA
2 26 (15.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (10.40%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.73%) WCAG
5 1 (0.58%) WAI
5 1 (0.58%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (4.05%) Nmap
2 3 (1.73%) Docker
3 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (5.78%) Nessus
2 8 (4.62%) CORE IMPACT
3 3 (1.73%) Puppet
3 3 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.16%) AppDetective
Vendors
1 52 (30.06%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.45%) Oracle
3 12 (6.94%) Google
4 11 (6.36%) IBM
5 7 (4.05%) ATG
5 7 (4.05%) hybris
5 7 (4.05%) Demandware
5 7 (4.05%) Intershop
6 4 (2.31%) LogRhythm
6 4 (2.31%) JBoss
7 2 (1.16%) SAP
7 2 (1.16%) HP
7 2 (1.16%) Apple
7 2 (1.16%) VMware
7 2 (1.16%) Alterian
7 2 (1.16%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.58%) Akamai
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco
8 1 (0.58%) Sybase
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